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Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA: How to Maximize Your Hand Speed, Foot Speed, Punching Speed, Kicking Speed, Wrestling Speed, and Fighting Speed

By: Barnes, J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fitness Lifestyle: 2011

Seller ID: 2292841

ISBN: 0976899809

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. Based on proven training methods of martial arts masters, such as Bruce Lee, and champion boxers, wrestlers, and MMA fighters...Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA provides basic, intermediate, and advanced drills and knowledge to maximize speed for competition and self-defense. View more info

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Karate-Do: My Way of Life

By: Funakoshi, Gichin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1981

Seller ID: 2302540

ISBN: 0870114638

Condition: Near Fine


Light smudges on page ridge. 1981 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 127 pp. Linking the time when karate was a strictly Okinawan art of self-defense shrouded in the deepest secrecy and the present day, when it has become a martial art practiced throughout the world, is Gichin Funakoshi, the Father of Karate-do. View more info

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The Twenty Guiding Principles of Karate: The Spiritual Legacy of the Master

By: Funakoshi, Gichin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kodansha: 2003

Seller ID: 2302802

ISBN: 4770027966

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Master Funakoshi's approach stresses spiritual considerations and mental agility over brute strength and technique. Practitioners should not rely on technique alone--striking, kicking, blocking--but must nurture the spiritual aspects of their practice as well. Attend to yourself and the rest will follow, was the message he set for posterity over sixty years ago. View more info

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Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na: Instructors Manual for All Martial Art Styles

By: Jwing-Ming, Dr. Yang

Price: $12.00

Publisher: YMAA Publication Center: 2004

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2302404

ISBN: 1594390002

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Sticker on endpaper, faint edge wear. 2004 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Chin Na (Qin Na) is one of the four major fighting categories in all Chinese martial styles. View more info

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Tai Chi Ball Qigong: For Health and Martial Arts

By: Jwing-Ming, Dr. Yang

Price: $12.00

Publisher: YMAA Publication Center: 2010

Seller ID: 2302405

ISBN: 1594391998

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2010 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Tai chi ball qigong training is an important component of proper tai chi chuan practice. For martial artists, tai chi ball qigong training can strengthen the torso, condition the muscles, and increase physical power by using the mind to lead the qi. It can be a major training tool to enhance pushing hands ability. View more info

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The Wu Style of Tai Chi Chuan

By: Lee, Tinn Chan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Unique Publications: 1982

Seller ID: 2268738

ISBN: 0865680221

Condition: Very Good


Light stains along edges of wrappers, light general wear to wrappers. 1982 Trade Paperback. 123 pp. Lee discusses: an explanation of the ten fundamental principles; a brief history of tai chi chuan masters; the seven basic stances; principles in the cultivation of chi; duration of the static meditative exercises; stances; and much more. View more info

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Chinese Fast Wrestling for Fighting: The Art of San Shou Kuai Jiao

By: Liang, Shou-yu; Ngo, Tai D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: YMAA Publication Center: 1997

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2292840

ISBN: 1886969493

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Light edge wear. 1997 Soft Cover. One of China's top wrestling champions shows you how to take down any opponent. View more info

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Manual of the Baratero: The Art of Handling the Navaja, the Knife, and the Scissors of the Gypsies

By: Loriega, James

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paladin Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2292839

ISBN: 1581604718

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. xxxix, 134 pp. This is the oldest manual on Spanish knife fighting ever published and is the only know historical text on the subject.This annotated translation provides a window to the methods of knife fighting practiced by the working class, the criminal class and the Gypsies in 19th century Spain. With original drawings, it offers a revealing glimpse into the ways in which armas blancas cortas, or small edged weapons, were used on the dark and grimy cobblestone streets of the Spanish underworld. View more info

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Muay Thai: A Living Legacy - Vol. 1 (Second Edition)

By: Prayukvong, Kat; Junlakan, Lesley D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spry Books: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2273296

ISBN: 9749293703

Condition: Fair


Stained, does not interfere with text. 2005 Soft Cover. By popular demand, a brand new edition of Muay Thai: A Living Legacy (Volume 1), complete with contemporary-look cover design and 8 new dynamic action photos for framing, along with the much-praised Wai Khru Ram Muay poster. Meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated, this is the most comprehensive, user-friendly book on Muay Thai ever written. Watch out for Volume 2 of the projected 3-volume series, to be published soon. View more info

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Tap Out Textbook: The Ultimate Guide to Submissions for Grappling

By: Scott, Steve

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Turtle Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2292831

ISBN: 1934903140

Condition: Very Good


Edges and a few pages lightly soiled. 2009 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. If you make your opponent tap out, he ll never forgive you and never forget you! Tap Out Textbook: The Ultimate Guide to Submissions for Grappling is packed with hundreds of armlocks, chokes and leglocks that you can use to make any opponent tap out. This book offers hardcore, serious and practical instruction on submitting your opponent in a wide variety of grappling and fi ghting situations. Whether you re a submission grappler, judo or jujitsu athlete or MMA fighter, this book will improve y... View more info

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Championship Sambo: Submission Holds and Groundfighting

By: Scott, Steve

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Turtle Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292845

ISBN: 1880336901

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Sambo is a rugged Russian style of wrestling that emphasizes practical effective submission holds. In this book, Steve Scott teaches you the fundamental holds, breakdowns, arm locks and leg locks of the sport of sambo. View more info

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Beyond the Lion's Den: The Life, The Fights, The Techniques

By: Shamrock, Ken; Krauss, Erich

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2302406

ISBN: 0804836590

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker on endpaper, lightly rubbed. 2005 Soft Cover. A legendary Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and former professional wrestler, Shamrock is an inspiration to thousands. This is the story of his rise from a troubled youth to champion in the ring in both America and Asia. The first King of Pancrase in the Japanese fighting circuit, and the first Superfight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Shamrock also founded the Lion's Den in Northern California, a facility that has trained many champion MMA fighters. View more info

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Float Like a Butterfly (Muhammad Ali: The Man Who Could Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee)

By: Shange, Ntozake

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198688

ISBN: 0786805544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fine. Near Fine. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez. Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the finest athlete of the twentieth century, is also one of the most famous Americans of his time. Here is a compelling testimony to his courage, resilience in the face of controversy, and boxing prowess by Obie Award-winning author Ntozake Shange. In her own words, Shange shows us Ali and his life, from his childhood in the segregated South, to his meteoric rise in boxing to become the Heavyweight Champion of the Worl... View more info

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Book of Ch'i: Harnessing the Healing Force of Energy

By: Wildish, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 2268286

ISBN: 1582900299

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Large Softcover. The Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism all believe that everything in the world is a manifestation of a powerful life-force in India it is known as prana; in Japan it is called ki; and in China it is ch'i. It is only by harnessing ch'i that we can be truly balanced physically, emotionally, and spiritually. When ch'i is blocked, it upsets our health and well-being. In this comprehensive instructive book, author Paul Wildish offers readers simple, effective ways to harness the healing force of ch'i to all areas of your life through meditatio... View more info

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Lee's Modified Tai Chi Chuan for Health

By: Ying-arng, Lee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Unicorn Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2303258

Condition: Very Good


Minor tear to jacket spine head, jacket lightly rubbed. Front board slightly cocked. 1979 Hard Cover. 200 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Forewords; Historical Background; Tai Chi Chuan and Its Benefits to Health; Explanatory Notes on the Old Manuals; Preliminaries: Important Points in Practice - Important Points on Posture; The Basic Movements; The Solo Exercise. View more info

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Pachi Tanglang Chuan: Eight Ultimate Praying Mantis

By: Yu-Chang, Su

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pachi Tanglang International Martial Arts Institute: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292844

ISBN: 8230326509

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2014 Soft Cover. A treatise on Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu, Guoshu, Kung Fu) by a world famous master, focusing on three styles: Pachi Chuan, Pikua Chang and Tanglang Chuan (Praying Mantis), including their histories, internal energy and applications. With hitherto unpublished information from a pure lineage in the line of Master Liu Yun-Qiao and the Wutan Institute. Many original pictures. View more info